The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 223 223 258
Rank change year-on-year
0 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 19 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.22% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 3
Average salary £31,750 £26,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.95% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £28,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6509 6336 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.05% 94.88% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 5242 6001
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region.

Server Support Salary Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Server Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 9 £41,250 +83.33%
Manchester +1 9 £31,750 +15.45% 1
Lancashire +3 1 £23,500 - 1
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title.

1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (56.82%) VMware
4 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (36.36%) SAN
6 15 (34.09%) Finance
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (31.82%) HP
8 13 (29.55%) MCSE
8 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (27.27%) ITIL
10 11 (25.00%) Change Control
11 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 8 (18.18%) NetBackup
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) VMS
12 8 (18.18%) UNIX
12 8 (18.18%) Citrix
12 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
13 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (13.64%) MCITP
13 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
13 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
14 5 (11.36%) NetApp
14 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (11.36%) Release Management
15 4 (9.09%) SQL

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) VMS
6 8 (18.18%) UNIX
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Change Control
3 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.36%) Release Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) VBScript
2 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (29.55%) MCSE
3 6 (13.64%) MCITP
4 3 (6.82%) MCTS
5 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) VMware
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 5 (11.36%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
6 2 (4.55%) Sage
6 2 (4.55%) Cognos
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
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